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Old 01-05-2008, 11:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Blackfly - '98 Geo Metro
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90 day: 52.71 mpg (US)

Even Fancier Metro - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage top spec
90 day: 70.75 mpg (US)

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Originally Posted by Palionu View Post
I thought of applying some of those tornado generators that you see on the Lancer Evo on the back of the roof.
Unfortunately, those won't work if the air ahead of them is already turbulent because of the roof racks.

Also - I suspect your car (without racks) has attached flow down the rear window - the Evo's rear glass is pretty steep compared to yours, which is why they put the VG "band-aids" on. (What year is the Civic?)
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